Books by Fredrik Backman (8)


1.

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman EN

Rating: 4 (36 votes)
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
When a new, chatty, young couple and their two daughters move in next door, Ove's well-ordered, solitary world turns upside down.

2.

And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer : A Novella by Fredrik Backman EN

Rating: 4 (3 votes)
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
Paints the portrait of an elderly man's struggle to hold on to his most precious memories and his family's efforts to care for him even as they must find a way to let go.

3.

Beartown by Fredrik Backman EN

Rating: 5 (9 votes)
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
A town this small can't afford to take sides. But when the worst happens, whose side would you take? Late one evening towards the end of March, a teenager picked up a double-barrelled shotgun, walked into the forest, put the gun to someone else's forehead and pulled the trigger. This is the story of how we got there. Beartown is a small town in a large Swedish forest. For most of the year it is under a thick blanket of snow, experiencing the kind of cold and dark that brings people closer together - or pulls them apart. Its isolation means that Beartown has been slowly shrinking with each pass... continue

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Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman EN

Rating: 4 (5 votes)
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
The New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry, and Anxious People captivates readers with this “warm and satisfying” (People) story “about a woman rediscovering herself after a personal crisis…fans of Backman will find another winner in these pages” (Publishers Weekly). Britt-Marie can’t stand mess. A disorganized cutlery drawer ranks high on her list of unforgivable sins. She is not one to judge others—no matter how ill-mannered, unkempt, or morally suspect they might be. It’s just that sometimes people interpret her helpful suggest... continue
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My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry : A Novel by Fredrik Backman EN

Rating: 5 (4 votes)
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
Seven-year-old Elsa's grandmother dies and leaves behind a series of letters, sending the girl on a journey that brings to life the world of her grandmother's fairy tales. By the internationally best-selling author ofA Man Called Ove. Illustrations.

6.

The Winners by Fredrik Backman EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
The stunning new novel from multi-million copy bestselling author Fredrik Backman.

7.

Things My Son Needs to Know about the World by Fredrik Backman EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove shares an irresistible and moving collection of heartfelt, humorous essays about fatherhood, providing his newborn son with the perspective and tools he’ll need to make his way in the world. Things My Son Needs to Know About the World collects the personal dispatches from the front lines of one of the most daunting experiences any man can experience: fatherhood. As he conveys his profound awe at experiencing all the “firsts” that fill him with wonder and catch him completely unprepared, Fredrik Backman doesn’t shy away from revealing... continue

8.

Us Against You : A Novel by Fredrik Backman EN

Rating: 5 (3 votes)
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
Instant New York Times Bestseller! The author of A Man Called Ove returns with “a lyrical look at how a community heals, how families recover, and how individuals grow” (The Washington Post). “Fans of Backman will not be disappointed. His work continues to amaze and captivate, enlighten and thrill.” —Shelf Awareness A small community tucked deep in the forest, Beartown is home to tough, hardworking people who don’t expect life to be easy or fair. No matter how difficult times get, they’ve always been able to take pride in their local ice hockey team. So it’s a cruel blow when they hear that th... continue